Today, August 17, in Rio de Janeiro, was detained the head of the European Olympic committees (EOC) Patrick Hickey for the illegal sale of tickets for Games in Rio.
As noted by the Brazilian media, the police apprehended the man in that moment, when his hands were about 800 tickets. Speculator illegally selling them to those who wish to attend at an inflated price. During the investigation it was found that this case involved 71-year-old Patrick Hickey.
During the detention, the head of the EOC tried to flee but were apprehended by the police. Immediately after his arrest, Hickey abruptly became ill, he needed medical help. Currently his condition is unknown.